The Southeast's Most Experienced Transgender Specialist.




Welcome, and thanks for stopping by the online home of Samuel Allen, MA, NCC, LPC.

Samuel Allen is a licensed psychotherapist with over thirty years in the mental health and social services field.

In addition to a background working with general populations as well as seriously mentally ill individuals, Samuel Allen has also specialized in working with people who in some way identify as having "outside the box" identities or experiences. These individuals frequently express that they've had difficulty finding therapists who treat them or their issues with sensitivity, intelligence, and dignity.

Samuel is North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and the Southeast/Mid-Atlantic area's most experienced transgender specialist, having worked with transgender, gender-fluid, crossdressing, and other gender-variant individuals since approximately 1982. Samuel is an internationally recognized expert in the field of transgender issues, and has provided educational seminars, clinical supervision, and other training on this topic to medical schools, colleges & universities, employers, attorneys, HR departments, and to all the major national and regional gender conferences.

Samuel  offers face to face psychotherapy and counseling in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina,  along with telephone counseling and consulting for clients outside this geographic location. Help is available for depression, anxiety, phase-of-life issues, relationship problems, identity questions and issues, sexual orientation questions and issues, as well as gender identity questions and issues. Samuel also works with individuals who are exploring spirituality issues and their own spiritual/metaphysical path. Samuel's expertise includes working with clients who are interested in dream work, and exploration or resolution of paranormal exeriences. Additionally, Samuel is listed as a "Kink-Aware Professional" (KAP).  To schedule an office or telephone appointment, please email  appointments (at)  samallencounseling  dot  com .    If you'd like to find out more about whether these services are right for you, contact Samuel to arrange a free initial telephone consultation.

For more information, please see the FAQ (list of Frequently Asked Questions),   or email info  at samallencounseling  dot com  .

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